Listed in Healthcare
- One East Washington, Suite 500 Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Law School: Bachelor of Laws, Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, 2000
School: Honors Business Administration, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, 1997
State/Provincial Admissions: Arizona
Lauren Weinzweig practices health care law, with a special emphasis on health care transactions, regulatory compliance, professional board investigation defense and government investigations and administrative appeals.
Health Care Transactions
She has worked extensively with hospitals and other health care entities on a variety of health care transactions and their compliance with applicable laws, such as the Stark (physician self-referral) and anti-kickback laws. As part of this work, Lauren has negotiated professional service agreements, medical director agreements, provider network agreements, telemedicine agreements, physician recruitment agreements, management services agreements, asset purchase agreements and on-call physician agreements.
Health Information Privacy
Lauren advises clients on the variety of laws governing the use and disclosure of health information, compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and the Part II Regulations, and electronic medical records. She has also successfully negotiated HIPAA business associate agreements, subcontractor agreements, electronic health record remote access and user agreements and data use agreements involving limited data sets on behalf of her health care clients.
Health Care Regulatory Issues
Lauren regularly assists providers with health care regulatory issues, including Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse compliance; anti-kickback statute analysis; and Stark law analysis. In addition, she provides clients legal advice on a number of health care operational matters, including medical staff, consent, end of life and risk management matters.
Investigations and Appeals
Lauren has helped her clients obtain favorable outcomes in her government investigation and appeal work, including her representation of clients before professional licensing boards, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Arizona Medicaid Inspector General and the Office of Inspector General. She has also assisted providers with self-disclosures through CMS’ Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol.